Posts Tagged: Free Word Centre

PEN Ackerley Prize 2018

Come and hear shortlisted authors Richard Beard, Maggie O’Farrell and Victoria Whitworth read from and discuss their work with chair of judges   Peter Parker,   before the winner of the 2018 prize is announced. The PEN Ackerley Prize is awarded to a literary autobiography of excellence, written by a British author and published during the preceding

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The languages of verse: Multilingualism and poetry

Join us for an evening of discussion and readings by and with  Chris McCabe, Joint Librarian of the   Poetry   Library in London, poet and author Wioletta Greg,   and writer   Livia Franchini. Many of us lead multilingual lives. But how do multilingual poets use their languages in their art? How do they approach their art? What value

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Turkey: freedom of expression in jeopardy

6.30 – 8pm, 28 March 2018 Free Word Centre 60 Farringdon Road London EC1R 3GA Join English PEN for the launch of our latest report ‘Turkey: freedom of expression in jeopardy. Violations of the rights of authors, publishers and academics under the State of Emergency’. The report, researched and written by leading experts in the field

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International Translation Day 2017

International Translation Day is the annual event for the  literary  translation community. It is an opportunity for translators, students, publishers, booksellers, librarians, bloggers and reviewers to come together and  debate significant issues within the sector, discuss challenges and celebrate success. The vibrant day-long programme  includes seminars on women writers in translation, multilingualism, the state of translation

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If This is a Lament

Exclusive preview of the title poem, ‘If this is a lament’, from a new chapbook of work by Turkish poet Bejan Matur, translated by Jen Hadfield and Canan Marasligil.

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